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Oct 11, 2012 4:25am EDT
. >>> counterfeit air bags that could put you at major risk behind the wheel. the federal government is out with new dramatic video that serves to warn drivers of a deadly danger, one that may have you checking out your vehicle. fox's lauren green reports. >> reporter: the national highway traffic safety administration has become aware of an issue with counterfeit air bag being used in vehicles. >> reporter: motorists who have had their air bags replaced over the past three years by a repair shop other than a new car deepership may be at risk. officials say there is a large variety of makes and models of vehicles for which counterfeit air bags are known to be able. exparts warn the fake bags look nearly identical to the original. no matter how they may look, the problem lies in how they work or rather how he don't work. >> they aren't going to save you in an accident. they are a fraud and dang ferreira start to finish. >> reporter: mechanics say drivers should be certain their air bag is fully functional before they get behind the wheel. >> i think it is a difference of a trip to the hospital or dea
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